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takeover bid

an offer made by one company to the shareholders of another company to acquire sufficient shares in that other company to give it control. See MERGER.
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ASIC has made the ASIC Corporations (Unsolicited Offers Foreign bids) Instrument 2015/1070 to facilitate such foreign takeover bids by providing relief from the disclosure provisions in Division 5A of Part 7.
To be clear, this article analyzes poison pills in relation to takeover bids that occur pursuant to securities legislation and that do not fall within an existing legislative exemption (9) or another aspect of business law (such as arrangements under the corporate statute (10)).
Fearing the possibility of hostile takeover bids, Daido Steel last year announced a plan to introduce anti-takeover measures including a request for bidders to specify their objectives and other details.
6 percent in Sapporo Holdings, and some industry observers speculate the fund may consider a takeover bid for the brewer after its recent unsuccessful hostile bid for Myojo Foods Co.
French and Luxemburg government resistance against the hostile takeover bid by Mittal Steel, the world's largest steelmaker, on behalf of its French/Luxembourg rival Arcelor;
Nottingham-born Mario Cardinali, who was involved in a failed takeover bid last year, said he had pounds 13million already and aimed to raise a further pounds 9m from Forest fans.
Following Swisscom Ltd s takeover bid for PubliGroupe SA (Securities No.
Anti-takeover measures to be considered are expected to include a friendly takeover bid by the two others for the targeted firm, company officials said.
Consequently, recent high-profile international acquisitions and takeover bids by Chinese companies can be seen only as the tip of the iceberg.
The draft 13th Company Law Directive on takeover bids was first proposed by the European Commission on January 19, 1989.
The Rights Plan was adopted by the Board of Directors on April 21, 2005, and applies to takeover bids made on or after that date.
22 so that it could implement longer-term strategies for raising its corporate value without worrying about hostile takeover bids or the short-term performance of its business standing.